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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

OC: Two Baltimore Men Arrested After Robbing a Taxi Driver

Troy M. Thomas
Justin M. Washington

OCEAN CITY, MD – (August 18, 2015): Two Baltimore men were arrested early Monday morning after they refused to pay their taxi fare and assaulted the driver.

On August 17, 2015, at approximately 2:46 a.m. Ocean City police responded to the area of 126th Street and Coastal Highway for a report of an armed robbery.

Four individuals refused to pay for a taxi fare. Two of the individuals, later identified as Justin M. Washington, 26, and Troy M. Thomas, 24, of Baltimore, MD, threatened and assaulted the driver before stealing approximately $60 in US currency and the keys to the taxi.

Upon arrival, officers observed Washington and Thomas chasing the taxi driver south on Coastal Highway. Thomas had a softball-sized rock in his possession at the time. Washington was taken into custody without incident. Thomas fled to a nearby condominium and was later arrested.

Ocean City police have charged Thomas with first and second degree assault, theft of less than $100, possession of a deadly weapon, armed robbery and robbery. Washington has been charged with robbery, second degree assault and theft of less than $100.

Both suspects were seen by a Maryland District Court Commissioner. Thomas was initially held on a $75,000 bond, however, after a bond review the amount was reduced to $25,000. He remains in custody at the Ocean City Public Safety Building. Washington was released after posting $50,000 bond.


Anonymous said...

Typical of Baltimore trash. Beau Oglesby please make an example out of these 2 useless wastes of oxygen and put them in prison for as long as the law allows. Please make sure they go before Judge Bloxom as I'm hearing that other one is useless.

Anonymous said...

Bums. Thugs that need harsh punishment.

Anonymous said...

Ah ha thugs come in black and white. Bet you all hate to admit that.

Anonymous said...

506 somehow just HAD to make this all about race.


Neither of these two could possibly be racists, since they are obviously friends and business partners.

The color of the taxi driver is unknown, so not a factor.

Same with the responding police officers.

BUT, still, 506 makes this a RACE issue.

506 needs a dirt nap.

Anonymous said...

"Anonymous said...

Ah ha thugs come in black and white. Bet you all hate to admit that.

August 18, 2015 at 5:06 PM"

Nope, whites will admit it all day long. It's the blacks who not only hate to admit it, but will proceed to lie about it like they did with Michael Brown and the Hands Up lie.